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Australia and the overpopulation myth

The overpopulation, anti-people scare campaign sends xenophobic and racist messages.  
Canada rescues Saudi teen Rahaf Al-Qunun — Australia asleep on the job

Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun, the Saudi teenage asylum seeker now sanctioned for Canadian citizenships ...  
Wren's week: Climate change, neo-nazis and social media etiquette

This week, John Wren covers failure towards climate change issues, the St Kilda rally plus a ...  
2,000 days on Manus and Nauru

After more than five years of being imprisoned on Manus Island, hope is still a pipe dream for the ...  
The St Kilda aftermath: Fascists and mainstream politicians

In the wake of the St Kilda rally, John Passant explores the ways in which fascism is creeping ...  
Dutton, Morrison and Prakash: The politicising of Muslim extremism

Dutton's removal of Neil Prakash's Australian citizenship has again focused attention on extremism ...  
#6 TOP IA STORY OF 2018: Dutton's 'venal' policies turn on our closest neighbour, NZ

The Gestapo tactics of Australia's would-be Fuhrer, Peter Dutton, even turned towards Australia's ...  
Why we haven't seen the last of "immigrant caravans"

Reducing the amount of migrants and refugees will require cooperation, understanding and signif ...  
Counterfeit humanitarianism: Bill Shorten at Labor’s National Conference

At the recent National Conference, Bill Shorten gave a speech on Labor's asylum seeker policy ...  
“Always follow your dreams”: One woman’s story from Cambodia

“You should always have a dream,” Rossokna told me. She’s a 39-year-old woman from Cambod ...  
Newstart living akin to house arrest

Trying to survive on the Newstart allowance severely limits what a recipient can do, including ...  
25 reasons why the Coalition has failed the nation

There are many reasons why the Coalition has been politically inept. John Lord examines 25 of the ...  
#BankingRC misconduct: Not a victimless crime

Such human rights impact of financial misconduct is an untold story that needs telling. Today of ...  
PM Morrison, the 'puffed up, flim flam man', sacrifices human rights — again

The weak Morrison Government has sacrificed human rights, yet again, in a bid to save its own ...  
Medical evidence steps up campaign to end Nauru

The campaign to put a stop to the cruelty on Nauru has received a boost from the celebrity comm ...  
Comparing Australia's transparency and corruption with the world

Although Australia isn't irredeemably plagued by corruption, we all must remain vigilant to ensure ...  
For democracy's sake, Dutton must go

Peter Dutton's failed coup for the PM role along with rampant sexism has left the door open for ...  
Radically reviewing our homelessness crisis

Our current policies around homelessness are inadequate. Now is the time to consider more radical ...